For Landscape Architects to Become Changemakers, We First Need to Change How They Are Taught

“To address climate change, environmental degradation, and social inequalities, we need coordinated political action and systemic change on a global scale. With a mission to safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of the public, landscape architects can become important agents of that change.” See our latest article on The DIRT, from ASLA that summarizes the… Continue reading For Landscape Architects to Become Changemakers, We First Need to Change How They Are Taught

LAF Innovation + Leadership Symposium Goes Virtual: Part 1

“This year’s annual LAF Innovation + Leadership Symposium showcased leading-edge thinking in landscape architecture to address a breadth of pressing issues. During this two-part virtual event, the six 2019-2020 LAF Fellowship for Innovation and Leadership recipients presented their projects as the culmination of their year-long fellowship. The symposium is a celebration of the fellows’ journey to… Continue reading LAF Innovation + Leadership Symposium Goes Virtual: Part 1

Presentations from Part 1 of the 2020 LAF Innovation + Leadership Symposium

“On June 16 and 18, 2020, the 2019-2020 cohort from the year-long LAF Fellowship for Innovation and Leadership presented their projects at our virtual symposium. This unique fellowship program provides a $25,000 award that supports working professionals as they develop and test new ideas to bring about impactful change to the environment and humanity and… Continue reading Presentations from Part 1 of the 2020 LAF Innovation + Leadership Symposium

LAF Fellow Joint Opening Statement

Held on June 16 and 18, a two-part virtual event showcased the work of the 2019-2020 LAF Fellows on design activism, heterogeneous futures, working landscapes, indigenous knowledge, resiliency, and landscape as foundation for revolution and resistance. Recordings will be available to the public in July. Beyond their presentations, the fellows were compelled to address the… Continue reading LAF Fellow Joint Opening Statement

Black Lives Matter – Get Educated and Take Action!

“The past few weeks of American history have been devastating. We grieve with the nation and the black community. We grieve for the life of George Floyd but also for the painful history of violence against black bodies in our nation and the furious reconciliation we are in the midst of. We are devastated but… Continue reading Black Lives Matter – Get Educated and Take Action!

2020 LAF Innovation + Leadership Symposium

“In what promises to be a powerful virtual event, the six 2019-2020 LAF Fellowship for Innovation and Leadership recipients will present their projects on design activism, resiliency planning near New Orleans, working landscapes in the Middle American city, overlooked writings from varied disciplines as a geopolitical study of land, indigenous knowledge leading design interventions in… Continue reading 2020 LAF Innovation + Leadership Symposium